Combine small business payroll software with your online accounting

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Payroll and business finances in one

Xero payroll not only manages the tasks you have to do, it automatically updates your accounts too.


Employee pay made easy

Payroll provides tools for tracking working hours and approving leave with controlled access for employees.


Power to your people

Give your employees self-service access from any device with the Xero Me mobile app to view their payslips, submit their timesheets and apply for leave. 

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Relieve the workplace pensions burden

We’ve got it covered when it comes to auto enrolment: assess your workforce, create employee communications and manage contributions. View more details.

Workplace pensions

Make life simple with payroll

Flexible pay calendars

Choose how often employees are paid: weekly, monthly, fortnightly or twice a month.

Multiple pay rates

Pay employees who wear multiple hats different rates based on the work they perform each pay period.

Built-in timesheets

Employee hours seamlessly appear in pay runs for automated calculation and payment.

Leave management

Track and manage employee entitlements for leave and enable employees to request online or from their phone.

Sick and maternity pay

Work out if employees are entitled to Statutory Sick and Maternity Leave, and make the right adjustments to their pay

Detailed payroll reports

Generate detailed reports for payroll history, bank transactions, payments, leave and more.

Reimbursement of expenses

Reimburse your employees for expenses at the same time as you run payroll.

Flexible pricing

What you pay depends on the number of employees you’re paying.

Unlimited users

Invite your accountant, bookkeeper or other team members to view payroll information. You control their level of access.

See how other businesses use Xero payroll

“We were really looking for an online package which allowed me to do the vast amount of paperwork that I have within the business in my own time.” Richard Edlmann, Publican

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Getting started with payroll

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User discussion on payroll

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Setting up payroll

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